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Blazing Laptops This Sunday 05/22: Why You Should Be There

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Blog, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on Blazing Laptops This Sunday 05/22: Why You Should Be There

What:   Blazing Laptops Writing Marathon When:  Sunday, May 22, 9am to 4pm How to Participate:  $150 minimum donation to participate in the marathon (which you can raise by soliciting donations online or pay yourself) What Happens on The Big Day: We’ll provide breakfast, lunch, and snacks throughout the day to all participating writers.  We’ll have a “quiet room” and a “writing prompt room” (where hourly writing prompts from our...

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Storytellers vs. Novelists: Which are YOU? by Anna Johnson

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Blog, Craft Talk, Fresh Ink, Inklings | Comments Off on Storytellers vs. Novelists: Which are YOU? by Anna Johnson

The words “story” and “novel” are often used interchangeably, with little thought given to the nuanced differences between the two. This confabulation is a real pet peeve of mine – the two genres are actually quite different in several distinct ways, and these differences require each to be treated as its own unique style, with a specific purpose and specific goals to accomplish. So, you may ask, what are these different motivations and what do the storyteller...

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San Diego Book Arts

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Blog, Community Partner of the Month | Comments Off on San Diego Book Arts

The San Diego Book Arts is a non-profit organization widely known for the quality of its programs and provides opportunities for interaction such as holding meetings and giving the opportunity for collaborative projects. San Diego Book Arts is committed to introducing artists of all ages to the making of handmade books; their goal is to offer a hands-on experience with simple or complex structures. Two of the many classes they offer are making a simple accordion...

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Romance Writers of America by Hallie Schlauch

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in Blog, Fresh Ink | Comments Off on Romance Writers of America by Hallie Schlauch

What is the program about? Join Romance Writers of America in San Diego, CA, July 13–16, 2016, for the 2016 RWA Conference at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina. The RWA Conference is the place where career-focused romance writers meet, mingle, and get down to the business of being an author. RWA2016 Conference highlights include the “Readers for Life” Literacy Autographing; the Keynote speech; hearing from great speakers; book signings; and the Awards...

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06/03 Local Author Spotlight at Free First Friday Event

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Blog, Events, Fresh Ink, Readings & Special Events | Comments Off on 06/03 Local Author Spotlight at Free First Friday Event

On the First Friday event on June 3 (5pm to 8pm), we will showcase the works of our members.  If you have published a book (traditional or self publishing), you can submit to our showcase.  We are asking members to provide one or more copies of their published works to The Ink Spot where they will be put on display on the center table.  The goal is to provide visitors a better understanding of the talents, diversity and accomplishments of our member...

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